Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results ...

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Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?

I'd really like to take all of my old posts, and automatically use the meta descriptions we have written – currently done for each post using All In One SEO Pack – and copy them to also be our post ...
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Why does WordPress allow inserting <h1> tags into posts?

It is my understanding that there should not be more than one <h1> tag on a page, and that the <h1> tag should be the site title, for SEO reasons. If that is correct, why does WordPress ...
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Multiple Domains Same Install Different Static Pages

I have my main domain domain.co.nz with a static homepage of home but I also have a url that is great for SEO purposes and what I am trying to do is work out how I can have my seoDomain.co.nz point to ...
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category url structure

Is it possible to have listed all available categories on www.example.com/category/ request. Using the following url as mentioned in my example generating 404 error.
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Custom Post Types, slug, archive and SEO plugins

I made a custom post type called "friends". I am able to correctly list my friends using this urls: http://mysite/friends/friend1/ http://mysite/friends/friend2/ http://mysite/friends/friend3/ ...
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SEO meta description and title tag Yoast SEO

I am using Yoast SEO and a custom header. this obv means that any code that yoast uses to input all the seo stuff such as title tag and meta description wont be there. I solved the title tag by ...
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SEO module to change tag title for different listing page

I need to have different tag titles for each category of my website. I've tried all in one SEO but it looks like i cannot change it individually. Thanks in advance
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How should I force WordPress to give proper name for the uploading images?

How can I force WordPress to give a proper file name for images like "http://www.mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/mona_lisa_painting.jpg" instead of ...
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Autolinking keywords in text with tags

Sometimes in my posts I use the keywords that exists in my tags and categories list. Is it possible to automatically link the keywords in texts with the tags and categories? Or should do it manually ? ...
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Yoast SEO: title tags are repeating my website name and slogan [closed]

I am using the Yoast SEO plugin and I am finding that on my site it is repeating the website title and blog tagline twice. For example, it looks something like this in my browser tab: Example.com | ...
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How to remove dates from existing permalinks?

After doing some research about dates on blogs, it seems like it is a good idea to remove them from the existing posts. Consider: Self-hosted (on Bluehost) Over 1,000 existing posts All posts are ...
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Change <title> of each paginated page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add Page number to Meta Description in Wordpress SEO by Yoast I just had an SEO specialist do an audit on our site and one of the suggestions was to change each ...
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How to remove duplicate blog title

My blog is www.theprinterdepo.com/blog. The blog title its in the beginning and at the end, which looks bad for seo efforts, I have a pluggin called ALL In one SEO. Which puts the title of the blog ...
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Using a page (Blog template) for home page blog posts is problematic?

I bought a few themes that by default don't have blog posts on home page as normal WordPress themes such as Twenty Eleven has. I had to create a page of Blog template and then use it for home page in ...
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Does WP always makes 301 redirection?

We rented a SEO specialist for our site, and he says that we have to do some changes in site structure before he starts his work. The first is, that now most pages have 301 redirection. For ...
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WordPress wp_nav_menu within iFrame

EDIT 2: How would I iFrame wp_nav_menu contents while maintaining the styles and script associated with their display? (Please ignore all of the below seemingly confusing context of why someone would ...
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How to make wordpress URLS google friendly for ajax driven sites?

Our wordpress site utilizes the wordpress cms to serve up json data that we ingest via ajax requests and serve up with javascript. I would like to create URLs for my regular wordpress pages/posts that ...
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231 views

Change Site Title and Description html tags if not home page

For the purpose of good HTML structure, accessibility and SEO I'd like to change the site's title and description from H1 and H2 to P when appearing on any page other than the homepage. A conditional ...
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Are Categories, Tags and Custom Taxonomies any different in regards to SEO?

Simple question, really. I know pretty much nothing about SEO, and i'm trying to define a good structure for this clients online magazine. I already know i'll be using a few custom taxonomies along ...
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Block comments from search engine indexing

I remember there used to be an option on WordPress to block comments from search engine indexing. I can't find it anywhere, though. Does anyone have suggestions or alternatives? Thanks.
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Generating rel=prev and rel=next only on wordpress categories

I was trying to remove the rel=prev and rel=next tags from my website as my SEO gut suggested. I found those functions which perfectly do the magic: remove_action('wp_head', 'start_post_rel_link', ...
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Best Way to Leverage Custom Post Type Related Content and Consider SEO

I'm doing a real estate project for a client. I've created a custom post type called "communities" to list new construction communities in her area. I also want to have deeper sub pages but I would ...
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814 views

qTranslate conflicts with SEO-plugins [closed]

I have an issue with a clients site. I installed the Yoast SEO-plugin (which i find to be great), but when i activate it i get lot's of error messages (See below). ...
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I use same slug name for category and page

I added one slug and page with the same name and they worked fine, but when creating a second WP forced me to rename the page (being created after the category) with an additional "-2" how to clear ...
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How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)?

I noticed a strange behavior in WordPress where it automatically 301 redirects certain URL structures for posts. For example, I have a post entry for: mysite.com/999/about-us Then, you would think ...
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Does having two installations of Wordpress negatively affect SEO? [closed]

I found a similar thread Here but it didn't seem to answer what I needed. Basically, I'm running a core wordpress install on " www.domain.com " One of the pages on that site needs to run on a ...
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Tabbed feeds with ajax vs. without on homepage [closed]

I have a tabbed section on my homepage where I call different feeds for new posts by category of my site much like the new youtube layout. I have 10 different feeds so my question is how important is ...
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Plugin for TinyMCE to create reference to other posts

Is there any plugin that would allow me to easily insert reference to another post for TinyMCE? I want to be able to reference another post by permalink and the link text to be the title of the post. ...
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How Does One Change The Meta-Description Of Home-Page?

In WordPress, How Does One Change The Meta-Description Of The Home-Page? Honestly, I have searched low and high for the answer to this in WordPress. Went to every page in the back-office to no avail. ...
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Maintain SEO of a website while migrating it to Wordpress?

i have a site url http://www.dualfocusphotography.co.uk i want to convert it to wordpress in such a way its SEO or site ranking should not be disturbed. any one guide me is it possible if yes then ...
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how to 301 redirect from a plugin folder

Some how google indexed a directory inside one of the plugins I use. I cannot figure out how to set a 301 redirect from the indexed path to the home page. has anyone else seen or dealt with this? ...
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Preserve Search engine index while shifting to new Domain

We are in process to migrate old old domain to new domain using wordpress. this migration is happening on the same server and IP (need to confirm but still 99% sure). I have already asked same ...
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Word Press Permalink Change

I had the following permalink structure in my WordPress blog: /%category%/%post-name%/ I changed it to: /%post-name%/ Everything is fine as I am using the permalink finder plugin, which ...
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381 views

Yoast Force Rewrite Crashed Site [closed]

I just applied force rewrite in WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin and now cannot access my site at all am getting a Error 330 (net::ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED): Unknown error. message in Chrome and ...
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Disabling archives, search results, comments, etc?

I am working on a site that has only text articles, and I am not making use of comments, archives, trackbacks and other features. How can I make so these pages show a 404 not found error? I am not ...
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Adding rel=“next” & rel=“prev” for paginated archives

Does someone perhaps know a plugin or snippet (besides Yoast's WordPress SEO) to accomplish this perhaps? Pagination with rel=“next” and rel=“prev” The only thing I've come across seems to be an ...
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How to Collect Keyword and Search Engine Data on Webforms?

We have a contact form using Contact Form 7 on our wordpress site. We would like to be able to attach any information about where the user came from: keyword search is the #1 item of interest. We ...
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Create a slug for a page in WordPress

How can I create a slug for a page in WordPress? I see that there are custom formats available, but I would like to be able to specify things like: mydomain.com/about mydomain.com/home ...
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How Do I Set the Page Title Dynamically?

Is it possible to change the page title with code? For example, let's say the page's name is "Book your Order", but I want to change it to "Book Order #123". I Google'd a bit and looked here and ...
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Viewing category pages without the word 'category' in URL

When I view a static page its url is like: http://example.com/mybooks/ When I view a category page its url is like: http://example.com/category/books-ebooks/ For SEO, I want some modification so ...
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WordPress Meta Title Separator

This code, when used in the header, automatically adds a arrow to wp_title. How do I remove this? <title><?php bloginfo('name'); ?><?php wp_title(); ?></title>
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How can I move/redirect single blog posts from one blog to another?

I see lots of answers about moving entire blogs, but here's my scenario: I have a few blogs with a lot of content. I'm no longer publishing new content on these sites. I'm now publishing on another ...
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Possible to change meta data single quotes to dobule quotes in yoast wordpress seo? [closed]

The yoast wordpress seo plugin puts meta description and meta keywords in single quotes. The issue here is that many old spiders and directory submission sites do not read meta data in single quotes. ...
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What makes WP so SEO friendly?

I keep hearing that Wordpress is the best SEO solution, better than most static websites because of multiple reasons. I then go on to hear contradicting information elsewhere. So: Is Wordpress ...
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Yoast SEO plugin - Sitemap links greyed out & page priority

I have a sitemap - http://www.teamworksdesign.com/page-sitemap.xml Why are some of the links within the sitemap greyed out? Also is it worth changing the priority of some of the pages to achieve ...
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How can I remove image taxonomy pages from my theme and from Google?

A lot of my theme's image pages are ranking on Google. I'd like to remove these pages entirely from my theme so they no longer rank. When a user hits these image pages the content is taken out of ...
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Migrating from other CMS to WP - losing SEO juice?

I'm thinking about migrating a client's website from a super-old cms (xoops) to WP. However the site is quite old so I don't want him to lose any SEO juice he acquired through the years (PR: 2). ...
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How to make ajax content indexable by search engines?

What's the best practice for exposing ajax delivered content within WordPress to ensure that it's indexable by Google, etc.? I've got a site where I am using the jQuery tabs control to display ...
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Strange Search Query Appearing on Google Index - “/?q=Save+Us+From+Berlusconi”

Strange. Stripping my site URL, and searching for the term "/?q=Save+Us+From+Berlusconi" on Google shows up this blog post written way back in 2009: http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/021647.html ...
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auto generated robots.txt problem

I have a site visibility in privacy settings set to allow search engines to see my site but for some reason when i go to the auto generated robots.txt file it shows User-agent: * Disallow: switching ...